Having more in common with the egotistical indulgences of the Greek tyrant Pisistratus than the great warrior Alexander, Obama helplessly watches this political and cultural turmoil raging around him through the detached eyes of a clueless leader.
“This was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.”— Barack Obama, nomination speech, St. Paul, Minn., June 3, 2008 “My name is Ozymandias, king of kings: Look upon my works, ye Mighty, and…
"Exposure to early adversity, particularly dire poverty, can powerfully shape the life course of a young person. As a city and region, we continually choose whether we’ll commit ourselves to an alternative course."
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